"Oppositional Defiant Disorder is a disorder in children and adolescents defined by a pattern of angry, irritable mood, argumentative, defiant behaviour or vindictiveness lasting more than six months."

OPPOSITIONAL DEFIANT DISORDER (ODD)

Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) is a disorder in children and adolescents defined by a pattern of angry, irritable mood, argumentative, defiant behaviour, or vindictiveness lasting at least six months.

Symptoms of odd

Symptoms include where the child actively refuses to comply with majority’s requests or consensus-supported rules; performs actions deliberately to annoy others, is angry and resentful of others; argues often; blames others for their own mistakes; frequently loses temper; is spiteful or seeks revenge; and is touchy or easily for a period longer than 6 months,.

Treatment for odd

At Psynaptica, we work with the teens, parents and the at times with the family to support positive outcomes. Our approaches to the treatment of ODD include Cognitive Behavioral therapy (CBT), parent training, and where necessary family therapy and social skills training.

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